In the wake of Actor/ Comedian Robin Williams suicide it opens up room for conversation on mental illness and depression. Sometimes the people close to a individual may not know how much that person is suffering.
Many of Robin Williams friends were shocked hearing his death was caused by suicide. You want to go back in time, to see if there was something you could've done to prevent this. Remember, Mr.Willams was a Actor, he knew how to mask his pain and perform. We only can speculate at this point, we'll never know what was really troubling Williams.
Chilling footage has emerged of Robin Williams warning people suffering mental health issues against suicide.
"suicide as a permanent solution to temporary problems"
Depression: severe despondency and dejection, typically felt over a period of time and accompanied by feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy.
Major depression is also known as clinical depression, major depressive illness, major affective disorder and unipolar mood disorder. It involves some combination of the following symptoms: depressed mood (sadness), poor concentration, insomnia, fatigue, appetite disturbances, excessive guilt and thoughts of suicide. Left untreated, depression can lead to serious impairment in daily functioning and even suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Researchers believe that more than one-half of people who die by suicide are experiencing depression. Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and represents a global public health challenge.
Mental illness : refers to a wide range of mental health conditions — disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors.
You aren’t alone. No matter who you are or what problems you are struggling with, hurting yourself isn't the answer. We want to help you find hope.
What Are The Warning Signs For Suicide?
The following signs may mean someone is at risk for suicide. The risk of suicide is greater if a behavior is new or has increased and if it seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. If you or someone you know exhibits any of these signs, seek help as soon as possible by calling the
Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Talking about wanting to die or to kill oneself.
Looking for a way to kill oneself, such as searching online or buying a gun.
Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live.
Talking about feeling trapped or in unbearable pain.
Talking about being a burden to others.
Increasing the use of alcohol or drugs.
Acting anxious or agitated; behaving recklessly.
Sleeping too little or too much.
Withdrawing or feeling isolated.
Showing rage or talking about seeking revenge.
Displaying extreme mood swings.
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